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Cool HP PC Firebird with VoodooDNA 802
      #32341 - 01/09/09 06:08 PM

HP today announced that the much anticipated HP Firebird is now available for purchase online. The sleek, compact system is designed for photo and video editing, music creation, gaming and other demanding tasks. Here is more info on this new HP PC:

Built for speed, stealth, and style, the HP Firebird with Voodoo DNA 802 Desktop PC stands ready with the computing power you need, quiet operation, and superior power efficiency. Experience this game-changing machine for yourself and discover the difference.

Road-tested and ready

* Get the performance you need with the HP Firebird's cutting-edge technology
* Meet the demands of your applications and get a superb experience with the Intel Core 2 Quad 9400 processor
* Reach your operating system's potential with Microsoft Windows Vista Home Premium 64-bit
* Go above and beyond in the most graphically intense DirectX 10 games and applications with the dual Nvidia GeForce 9800S in SLI configuration
* Get more performance per watt with the 350-watt external power supply
* Get great sound with the 5.1 integrated audio
* Transfer photos and music from portable devices and cameras via the 5-in-1 media card reader
* Keep things cool and quiet while delivering reliable high performance with the Voodoo factory-sealed liquid cooling system
* Store more with 500GB, using dual hot-swappable1 hard drives with disk carriers

Easy expansion and extras

* Enjoy loads of expansion via numerous available ports
* Look cool with the sophisticated-looking slot-load optical drive that reduces clutter and positions your connector ports flush with the rear panel
* Get optimal air flow with the aluminum foot construction
* Customize the exterior lighting via an easy-to-use application
* Be energy-conscious with the 90% efficient power supply; in addition, the all-aluminum chassis is recyclable

Dedicated support, winning warranty

* Get peace of mind with the one-year limited hardware and software2 warranty
* Get help 24 x 7, toll free or online: our North America call center provides dedicated support for HP Firebird customers


Operating system
Genuine Windows Vista Home Premium 64-bit edition with Service Pack 1

Intel Core 2 Quad 9400 (2.66GHz, 6MB L2 Cache, 1333MHz FSB)


Memory speed
PC2-6400 DDR2 SDRAM memory (2 x 2408MB for ultimate performance)

Total memory slots
2 DIMM (240-pin, DDR2) (occupied)

Maximum memory expansion

Graphics card
Dual SLI Nvidia GeForce 9800S MXM 3.0 graphics cards with 512MB DDR3 memory on each card

TV & entertainment experience

PCI expansion
2 PCI-E x8 slot (MXM) (occupied) | 2 PCI-E x1 mini socket slots (two available) |1 Mni-PCI socket (available)

Hard drive
500GB (2 x 250GB) 5400RPM Serial ATA hard drive

Primary CD/DVD drive
Slot-load SuperMulti DVD Burner: 8x DVD-R, 8x DVD+RW, 6x DVD-RW, 6x DVD?R DL, 5x DVD-RAM, 8x DVD-ROM, 24x CDR, 24x CDRW, 24x CD-ROM

Secondary CD/DVD drive

10/100/1000Base-T network interface

Sound card
Integrated audio


Front-side bus (processor dependent)

Power supply

I/O ports
Front panel 5-in-1 memory card reader: supports xD, MultiMediaCard (MMC), Secure Digital (SD), Mini Secure Digital, Memory Stick, Memory Stick Pro, Memory Stick Duo, Memory Stick Pro Duo; 6 USB 2.0 ports (Back); 1 FireWire (IEEE 1394) port; Headphone; Microphone; Optical Audio Out; (Back); 2 eSATA (Back); HDMI out; DVI-I out (Back); ExpressCard-54 (Back); DC in (Back)

Software, full versions
Cyberlink DVD Suite Deluxe with: Cyberlink PowerDirector ; CyberLink Power2Go ; CyberLink DVD Play

Software, introductory versions
Grisoft AVG Professional anti-virus (1 year subscription)

Trial Internet service

Unpackaged: 6.20" (w) x 17.80" (L/D) x 18.90" (H) approx. |Packaged: 23.31" (W) x 10.20" (L/D) x 24.92" (H) approx.

Basic warranty
Hardware: One year parts and labor from date of purchase . |Software: 1 year technical toll-free phone assistance.

The HP Firebird is available in two SKUs, which will sell for $1,799 and $2,099. For more info visit


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